NY Times: Up to 48 Iraqis were killed and 60 wounded in a brazen bomb and grenade attack in a town south of Baghdad this morning, Iraqi officials sai
July 16, 2006

NY Times:

Up to 48 Iraqis were killed and 60 wounded in a brazen bomb and grenade attack in a town south of Baghdad this morning, Iraqi officials said. It was one of the highest death tolls from a single attack in months on victims believed to be mostly Shiites, and it prompted a walkout in Parliament today of members in the legislative bloc of the radical Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr.

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